2008 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Introduced)

Department of Veterans Services

Item C-302.20

Item C-302.20 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
New Construction: Construct Southwest Virginia Veterans' Cemetery (17241)$608,000$0
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $608,000FY2008 $0

1. The Department of Veterans Services is authorized to accept donated property in the southwestern region of Virginia for the purpose of constructing the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery.

2. Upon the availability of federal funds, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget shall establish a capital project to construct the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, and approve a short-term, interest-free treasury loan in the amount of $6,939,000 to the Department of Veterans Services. The loan shall be repaid by the Department of Veterans Services upon receipt of the federal funds.

3. Included in this Item is $25,000 the first year for planning.  It is the intent that this project be executed under project code 17241.

4. Included in this item is $583,000 the first year from the general fund for costs related to the conveyance of approximately 80 acres at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, New River Unit, donated by the United States government to the Commonwealth for use as a veterans' cemetery. Final acceptance of the property must be approved by the Governor, after the completion and review of an environmental assessment.